Metabolic aspects of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome

@inproceedings{Bonsignore2009MetabolicAO,
  title={Metabolic aspects of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome},
  author={Maria R Bonsignore and J{\"u}rgen Eckel},
  year={2009}
}
Insulin resistance is often associated with obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) and could contribute to cardiovascular risk in OSAS. Sleep loss and intermittent hypoxia could contribute to the pathogenesis of the metabolic alterations associated with obesity, a common feature of OSAS. The biology of the adipocyte is being increasingly studied, and it has been found that hypoxia negatively affects adipocyte function. In November 2007, the European Respiratory Society and two EU COST Actions… CONTINUE READING
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